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Alleged copper thief arrested in Wissinoming house explosion

Bail has been set at $200,000 for the alleged copper thief accused of triggering a natural gas explosion in a vacant Wissinoming house on Saturday.


Bustleton civic scores zoning win

Members of the Greater Bustleton Civic League were glad to hear the Zoning Board of Adjustment has agreed with the league’s opposition to legalizing a deck on the 9900 block of Alicia St. Not only did the zoning board reject the variance, it also ordered the homeowner to tear down the deck.


Pets of the Week (July 3, 2013)

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Oak tree grows in Archbishop Ryan student’s memory

Timothy Connors’ family and friends recently marked the two-year anniversary of his death by placing a special wreath in front of a growing tree planted in his memory a year ago.


Leadership changes at Frankford CDC, EPIC

Attorney Kimberly Washington, whom many Frankford residents know as the coordinator for CORA Services Northeast EPIC Stakeholders, is the new executive director of the Frankford Community Development Corporation.


I-95 Cottman work should be done in 2016

Tired of ongoing I-95 construction? Get used to it.


City celebrates improvements at Chalfont Playground

Almost $700,000 in improvements to Chalfont Playground were celebrated in a June 19 ribbon-cutting ceremony.


Body of missing NE boy recovered from Pennypack Creek

Searchers on Thursday recovered the body of a Northeast boy who disappeared three days earlier after jumping into a notorious swimming hole in the rain-swollen Pennypack Creek.


Archdiocese to auction off eight properties

A former convent in Northeast Philadelphia is among eight properties the Archdiocese of Philadelphia has decided to sell at an auction slated for July 24 at the Sheraton Philadelpahia Downtown.


Fun in the sun

Wet and wild: The 3000 block of Robbins Ave. in Lower Mayfair was closed for a block party on June 22.